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What good offline map software for PC do exist?

For example i know of
Topo USA
Microsoft Streets and Trips
is there any more QUALITY map software?

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What good offline map software for PC do exist?

For example i know of
Topo USA
Microsoft Streets and Trips
is there any more QUALITY map software?


Microsoft MapPoint isn't too bad.
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What do you mean by map software?

Does Microsoft still do a cd/Dvd version of encarta?
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Microsoft MapPoint isn't too bad.

AFAIK Mappoint is same Streets and Trips with few extra features, at least its so for european version Autoroute 2007 = Mappoint 2006. I actually dont like that at all its good for GPS navigation probably, but i need something more entertaining than just roads and city boundary's.

What do you mean by map software?

Does Microsoft still do a cd/Dvd version of encarta?

Digital map that will be offline.
Yes i forgot about encarta... must give it a try too.

Is there any more?

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Microsoft MapPoint isn't too bad.

AFAIK Mappoint is same Streets and Trips with few extra features, at least its so for european version Autoroute 2007 = Mappoint 2006. I actually dont like that at all its good for GPS navigation probably, but i need something more entertaining than just roads and city boundary's.


It does show a bit more than that. In fact, it's map style is similar to Encarta and Virtual Earth. Also, in addition to showing maps, planning routes and doing GPS, you can also use it for thematic mapping.
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AFAIK Mappoint is same Streets and Trips with few extra features, at least its so for european version Autoroute 2007 = Mappoint 2006. I actually dont like that at all its good for GPS navigation probably, but i need something more entertaining than just roads and city boundary's.


It does show a bit more than that. In fact, it's map style is similar to Encarta and Virtual Earth. Also, in addition to showing maps, planning routes and doing GPS, you can also use it for thematic mapping.

Or they have single product that they called different name and made minor changes to double their selling rates. I actually found 2 new maps in mappoint though i find them useless from user (not developer) point of view.

I also heard of NASA World Wind that comes on 7 cd's seems to be similar to google earth though perhaps offline.
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Someone know any more "named" software maps?

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Eh my bad World Wind is online program although there are cache files for it but they take a lot of hdd space.

So no more USA map software exist except Microsoft and Delorme?




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